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ive key facts about the University of Calgary Teaching Awards

Five key facts about the University of Calgary Teaching Awards

The nomination deadline is fast approaching for the 2015 University of Calgary Teaching Awards.

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January 7, 2015

Quick Chat: Emma Climie discusses innovative activity program for ADHD kids.

Researcher asks: Does daily activity improve ADHD kids' focus?

Quick Chat: Emma Climie discusses innovative activity program for ADHD kids.

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January 9, 2015

Students make commitments to physical and mental well-being; Olympian Kristina Groves to give keynote talk.

Doing the Werklund workout: Undergrads resolve to be Health Champions

Students make commitments to physical and mental well-being; Olympian Kristina Groves to give keynote talk.

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January 9, 2015

Meet the GPESA

Meet the GPESA

The leadership of the Graduate Programs in Education Students' Association is in the midst of a very exciting year, and they have been busy, busy, busy! They recently took a few minutes to talk a bit about their plans.

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January 14, 2015

Bachelor of Education student Erin Boukall will share insights into being an ally of the LGBTQ community at the “Understanding and Supporting Sexual and Gender Diverse Students and Staff in School Settings” talk.

Creating safe spaces for LGBTQ students

Tonya Callaghan believes that telling stories is a great way to debunk the myths that surround sexual and gender diversity, which is why she is bringing five young speakers to campus to share their experiences about what it means to be a supportive educator and ally for LGBTQ students and staff in schools.

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January 22, 2015

Werklund Distinguished Lecturer: Observe, learn, advocate, act

Werklund Distinguished Lecturer: Observe, learn, advocate, act

Professor Nancy Arthur will explore how to link social justice and education, in annual research lecture Feb. 4

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January 26, 2015

Quick Chat: Krista Francis discusses the Spatial Reasoning & STEM Lesson Study

Elementary teachers, come to this series of professional learning sessions to learn tasks and teaching strategies for encouraging the development of your students’ spatial reasoning.

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January 28, 2015

Making the Grade

First Werklund Community Engaged Leadership Scholarship winners share motivations and aspirations

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January 29, 2015

awarded the Werklund Doctoral Fellowship for 2014-2015

Carol Johnson

Werklund Doctoral Fellowship winner for 2014-2015

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January 29, 2015

Quick Chat: Examining the challenges and opportunities in Immigration and Integration

Xu Zhou discusses learning more about immigrant youth and their experiences as they integrate into Canadian society

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January 29, 2015

Meet the inaugural Werklund scholarship winners

Werklund School of Education celebrates generous awards for undergraduate, doctoral and postdoctoral studies.

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January 29, 2015

Quick Chat: Angela Alberga discusses the Werklund School's Health and Wellness Week

Quick Chat: Angela Alberga discusses the Werklund School's Health and Wellness Week

It's the second annual Health and Wellness Week in the Werklund School of Education; Werklund academic and support staff are invited to take part in a range of activities focused on both physical and mental well-being

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February 2, 2015

Listen to Werklund students discuss the French language option in the BEd program.

En français

Listen to Werklund students discuss the French language option in the BEd program.

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February 5, 2015

Getting out for a brisk walk can be the first step in developing healthy habits and a healthier lifestyle.

Take a Hike!

Getting out for a brisk walk can be the first step in developing healthy habits and a healthier lifestyle.

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February 6, 2015

Remembering Narcisse Blood

Remembering Narcisse Blood

The Werklund School of Education, along with many, many people from southern Alberta and other parts of Canada, is mourning the passing of Narcisse Blood, who was killed in a car accident near Regina on February 10.

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February 13, 2015

Werklund alum views educational technology as Swiss army knife

Werklund alum views educational technology as Swiss army knife

When John Botting accepted a position at the University of Calgary in Qatar several years ago, he promptly enrolled in the WSE's technology program, a program he refers to as a “Swiss army knife.”

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February 13, 2015

Understanding copyright law

Understanding copyright law

A quick search of YouTube yields numerous examples of fan-made videos created by young people through the repurposing of copyrighted material. Catherine Burwell wants to learn more about how young people interpret copyright law.

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February 19, 2015

Initiative connects leadership researchers and educators across campus

The next LEARN Leadership Lunch is March 6.

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February 26, 2015

WestCAST 2015: Enagage. Inspire. Empower.

WestCAST 2015: Enagage. Inspire. Empower.

Cynthia Prasow, Director, Student Experiences, gives her impressions of the student conference

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March 5, 2015

Researchers take issue with public's fear of fat

Researchers take issue with public's fear of fat

Two-day summit examines society's stigmatizing of people who live in larger bodies

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March 6, 2015

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